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Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic
Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic

A manuscript written in both Arabic and Coptic; it bears a picture of two figures, perhaps angels, who are carrying two birds. Underneath the figures, there are eight interlaced circles, containing floral designs. They are intersected by four additional circles containing crosses.

Manuscript

Manuscript of Shifà Al-Asqaam
Manuscript of Shifà Al-Asqaam

This manuscript covers general medicine, drugs, physical diseases and their prevention and cure, as well as fruit, herb, and flower illustrations.

Medical Manuscript

Manuscript of the Eye's Composition
Manuscript of the Eye's Composition

This anatomic or ophthalmologic manuscript illustrates the anatomy of the eye and mixes philosophy with science.

Medical Manuscript

Manuscript on Nutrition from the Book of Al-Asbab Wa al-Alamat
Manuscript on Nutrition from the Book of Al-Asbab Wa al-Alamat

This manuscript talks about different food and beverages, their natural characteristics, and also the uses of ecological medicine.

Medical Manuscript

Mummy of a Young Woman
Mummy of a Young Woman

Five pieces of cartonnage ornament the bandages of this mummy. The first piece forms the gilded mask. On the chest, a cartonnage pectoral is decorated with a scarab. On the abdomen, a protector goddess holds the two feathers of Maat.

Human Mummy

Ophthalmology Manuscript from Al-Kahaleen
Ophthalmology Manuscript from Al-Kahaleen

This manuscript is divided into three reports about the eye, its anatomy, its diseases and symptoms, and its healing.

Medical Manuscript

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